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Oral history interview with William Halsey and Corrie McCallum, 1986 Oct. 27

Interviewee:
Halsey, William, 1915-1999  Search this
Halsey, William, 1915-1999  Search this
Interviewer:
Kirwin, Liza, 1957-  Search this
Subject:
McCallum, Corrie, 1914-  Search this
Hirsch, Willard Newman  Search this
Iacovleff, Alexandre  Search this
Zerbe, Karl  Search this
Gibbes Art Gallery  Search this
Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences  Search this
Federal Art Project (S.C.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painters -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Interviews  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- United States  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12465
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211966
AAA_collcode_halsey86
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_211966
Online Media:

Oral history interview with William Halsey and Corrie McCallum

Interviewee:
Halsey, William, 1915-1999  Search this
McCallum, Corrie, 1914-  Search this
Interviewer:
Kirwin, Liza  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (S.C.)  Search this
Gibbes Art Gallery  Search this
Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences  Search this
Hirsch, Willard Newman, 1905-  Search this
Iacovleff, Alexandre, 1887-1938  Search this
Zerbe, Karl, 1903-1972  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound cassettes (Sound recordings)
26 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1986 Oct. 27
Scope and Contents:
An interview of William Halsey and Corrie McCallum conducted 1986 Oct. 27, by Liza Kirwin, for the Archives of American Art.
Halsey and McCallum speak of their education at the University of South Carolina in the 1930s, McCallum's early interest in medical illustration, and her responsibilities as the director of the Federal Art Project in Columbia, S.C. They discuss Halsey's studies at the Boston School with Alexandre Iacovleff and Karl Zerbe; his Paige traveling fellowship (1939-1941) and studies in Mexico; their return to Charleston; teaching at Gibbes Art Gallery, Telfair Academy, and the College of Charleston; founding the Charleston School of Art with sculptor Willard Hirsch; McCallum's printmaking and travels; and their recent exhibitions and publications.
Biographical / Historical:
William Halsey (1915-1999) and Corrie McCallum are painters and art educators from Charleston, S.C.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston  Search this
Topic:
Painters -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Interviews  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.halsey86
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-halsey86
Online Media:

Maya journal words and pictures = Diario Mary : palabras y dibujos by William Halsey ; Spanish translation by = version Española por Virginia Benmaman

Author:
Halsey, William 1915-1999  Search this
Author:
Benmaman, Virginia  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Physical description:
167 pages illustrations 23 x 31 cm
Type:
Books
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books
Place:
Mexico
Date:
1983
Topic:
Drawing  Search this
Mayas  Search this
Call number:
F1435 .H34 1976
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1033382

Oral history interview with Ben E. Shute

Interviewee:
Shute, Ben E., 1905-1986  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
High Museum of Art  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Bush-Brown, Margaret Lesley, 1857-1944  Search this
Halsey, William, 1915-1999  Search this
Harris, Julian H.  Search this
Jackson, Wendell  Search this
Shorter, Edward  Search this
Extent:
11 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 June 4
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Ben E. Shute conducted 1965 June 4, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art. Shute speaks of coming from the Art Institute of Chicago to teach at the High Museum of Art; how in terms of art in 1928 in Atlanta, it was considered a dark age, due to the fact that art was hardly being taught anywhere; how he had little to do with the WPA, but felt it helped the arts in Georgia a great deal; his major interests in the art field; and the state of art in Georgia. Shute recalls Julian H. Harris, Wendell Jackson, Margaret Bush-Brown, Edward Shorter, Bill Halsey, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Ben E. Shute (1905-1986) was a painter in Atlanta, Georgia.
General:
Originally recorded 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 32 min.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Restrictions:
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Occupation:
Painters -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.shute65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-shute65
Online Media:

William Halsey: artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Halsey, William 1915-1999  Search this
Physical description:
1 folder
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF001321
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_139755

Atotonilco, Mexico, (painting)

Painter:
Halsey, William 1915-1999  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Johnson Collection, The 100 Dunbar Street, Suite 203 Spartanburg South Carolina 29306 Accession Number: 2004.01.01
Topic:
Cityscape--Mexico--Atotonilco  Search this
Cityscape--Street  Search this
Architecture exterior--Civic--Tower  Search this
Figure--Full length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68670335
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_467827

Butterflies, Yucatan, (painting)

Painter:
Halsey, William 1915-1999  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Johnson Collection, The 100 Dunbar Street, Suite 203 Spartanburg South Carolina 29306 Accession Number: 2006.11.08
Date:
1989
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Landscape--Mexico--Yucatan  Search this
Animal--Insect--Butterfly  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68670336
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_467828

Chair III, (painting)

Painter:
Halsey, William 1915-1999  Search this
Medium:
Incised oil and collage on masonite
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Johnson Collection, The 100 Dunbar Street, Suite 203 Spartanburg South Carolina 29306 Accession Number: 2015.09.01
Date:
1967
Topic:
Object--Furniture--Chair  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68670337
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_467829

Figure Study, (painting)

Painter:
Halsey, William 1915-1999  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Johnson Collection, The 100 Dunbar Street, Suite 203 Spartanburg South Carolina 29306 Accession Number: 2006.11.09
Date:
1992
Topic:
Figure  Search this
Study  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68670338
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_467830

Fog Kingdom, (painting)

Painter:
Halsey, William 1915-1999  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Johnson Collection, The 100 Dunbar Street, Suite 203 Spartanburg South Carolina 29306 Accession Number: 2006.11.10
Date:
1990
Topic:
Landscape--Weather--Fog  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68670339
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_467831

Ghost Writing, (painting)

Painter:
Halsey, William 1915-1999  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Johnson Collection, The 100 Dunbar Street, Suite 203 Spartanburg South Carolina 29306 Accession Number: 2006.11.11
Date:
1997
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68670340
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_467832

Halloween, (painting)

Painter:
Halsey, William 1915-1999  Search this
Medium:
Oil on masonite
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Johnson Collection, The 100 Dunbar Street, Suite 203 Spartanburg South Carolina 29306 Accession Number: 2007.12.01
Date:
1948
Topic:
Landscape--Time--Night  Search this
Landscape--Celestial--Moon  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--House  Search this
Ceremony--Holiday--Halloween  Search this
Children  Search this
Dress--Costume--Clown Costume  Search this
Dress--Costume--Mask  Search this
Object--Toy--Balloon  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68670341
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_467833

Hanged Man II, (painting)

Painter:
Halsey, William 1915-1999  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media on masonite
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Johnson Collection, The 100 Dunbar Street, Suite 203 Spartanburg South Carolina 29306 Accession Number: 2014.04.08
Date:
1973
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Figure male  Search this
State of Being--Death  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68670342
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_467834

Hidden Messages, (painting)

Painter:
Halsey, William 1915-1999  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Johnson Collection, The 100 Dunbar Street, Suite 203 Spartanburg South Carolina 29306 Accession Number: 2006.11.12
Date:
1983
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68670343
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_467835

Inferno, (painting)

Painter:
Halsey, William 1915-1999  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Johnson Collection, The 100 Dunbar Street, Suite 203 Spartanburg South Carolina 29306 Accession Number: 2006.11.13
Date:
1983
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Disaster--Fire  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68670344
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_467836

Lost People I, Somalia, (painting)

Painter:
Halsey, William 1915-1999  Search this
Medium:
Oil on paper
Culture:
African  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Johnson Collection, The 100 Dunbar Street, Suite 203 Spartanburg South Carolina 29306 Accession Number: 2006.11.16
Date:
1992
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68670345
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_467837

Lost People IV, Somalia, (painting)

Painter:
Halsey, William 1915-1999  Search this
Medium:
Oil on paper
Culture:
African  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Johnson Collection, The 100 Dunbar Street, Suite 203 Spartanburg South Carolina 29306 Accession Number: 2006.11.17
Date:
1992
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68670346
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_467838

Lost People, Somalia, (painting)

Painter:
Halsey, William 1915-1999  Search this
Medium:
Oil on paper
Culture:
African  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Johnson Collection, The 100 Dunbar Street, Suite 203 Spartanburg South Carolina 29306 Accession Number: 2006.11.18
Date:
1994
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68670347
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_467839

Magic Writing, (painting)

Painter:
Halsey, William 1915-1999  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Johnson Collection, The 100 Dunbar Street, Suite 203 Spartanburg South Carolina 29306 Accession Number: 2006.11.19
Date:
1989
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Object--Letter  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68670348
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_467840

Masquerade II, (painting)

Painter:
Halsey, William 1915-1999  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Johnson Collection, The 100 Dunbar Street, Suite 203 Spartanburg South Carolina 29306 Accession Number: 2006.11.20
Date:
1989
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Dress--Costume--Masquerade  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68670349
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_467841

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